Level 3 Gagana Samoa

300SAM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Magasiva

In this course students are expected to use Samoan language to express and justify their own ideas and opinions and to support and challenge those of others. They are able to use and identify language and cultural forms that guide interpretation and enable them to respond critically to texts. A total of 5 standards will be offered, of which 3 will be assessed internally and 2 will be assessed externally.  This course will lead to Tertiary Levels.


Course Overview

Semester 1
In Semester one the emphasis is on producing a speech and two pieces of writing (in different text type) in a structured way. Students are expected to respond critically to stimulus material in their speech and in their writings. Students can also support and challenge the ideas and views of others.

Semester 2
In Semester two, the emphasis is on Interaction and preparation for the external examinations. The Interaction standard is a portfolio and students will submit two interactions on two different topics. Students will express and respond to ideas and opinions and communicate appropriately in different situations in their interaction. Interaction strategies will be used to sustain interaction. Skills of Reading, listening, making notes from listening texts, writing winning answers will be emphasized.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 exercise book, pens (black, blue, red), Samoan dictionary


Recommended Prior Learning
Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91563 v2 Samoan 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Samoan texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91564 v1 Samoan 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91565 v1 Samoan 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91566 v1 Samoan 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Samoan texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91567 v1 Samoan 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
3
I
5
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Model, Nanny/child carer, Working in Media: radio or T.V., Travel and Tourism, Law, Manufacturing and Technology, Working with people, social and community groups, Drama, Music and Performing Arts, Tailor/Dressmaker, Lawyer, Interpreter, Translators, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Librarian, Library Assistant, Security Officer/Guard, Parking Officer, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Police officer, Counselor, Guidance counselor, Nurse, midwife, Mechanical Engineer, Film/Television Camera, Pastor, Minister of religion, evangelist, activist, builder, forester, park ranger, baker, chef, Actor, Sound Technician, Teacher of English to other speaker of other languages, Court registry officer, Teacher Aide, Immigration officer.


Disclaimer

Any information, costs or standards may change.